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Oct 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
for the eastern united states. sandy is a powerful category 2 storm with sustained winds of 105 miles per hour. as of this morning, the storm is blamed for at least two deaths, one in swra majamaica, one in h. it is in cuba this morning. it could affect the eastern coast by the weekend. and sandy could combine with weather systems to pose a threat to the entire northeast coast. >> overnight sandy slammed eastern cuba with 110-mile-per-hour winds. this morning, the situation there is described as grave. one witness said that sandy was worse than the hurricane back in 19 1963, one of the deadliest hurricanes ever. thousands were forced to evacuate. widespread power outages, including at the u.s. base at guantanamo bay. sandy hit jamaica and haiti. in jamaica, a boulder slammed into a house, killing one person. and in hateiti a woman was swep away as she tried to cross a river. david, talk about the size and strength of this storm. >> well, norah, overnight this storm got really strong, pictures from the caribbean, from cuba just proved that. here is the latest information we have
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
of the united states. >> reporter: the day's events were overshadowed by a video of senator obama reading off a prepared script. before a predominantly black audience he inplayed the federal government held back money after hurricane katrina based on race. he noticed hurricane andrew in florida the government's response was -- >> we won't wait for to you scratch it together. because you're part of the american family. >> reporter: after katrina he said it was different. >> what's happening down in new orleans? where's your dollar? tells me somehow the people down in new orleans they don't care about as much. >> reporter: in this speech that we saw last night the president said he didn't think the initial response to hurricane katrina was motivated by race. he said that incompetence was colorblind. this speech was covered in 2007. it was aired last night on the conservative media, fox's sean hannity. that prompted that some speculate that the right is concerned about this campaign. >> also on the debate site is kevin madden a senior adviser to the romney campaign. good morning. >>
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
governor granholm focused on a key word, who do you trust. the vice president of the united states doubled down on the president who for three weeks misled the american people. >> that's not true. >> it is true. the state department said flatly this week it never related to the video, it was related to terrorism. the state department asked for the supreme court. the ambassador's own diary said he had asked for the security. you want to talk about trust? having an american ambassador and three americans killed while the president lies to you is a pretty big question. >> but there's the question what intelligence did they get and what did it show from the beginning? >> the intelligence showed within hours this was a terrorist attack. people in the intelligence community said immediately it was an attack. the state department said this week we never thought it was about the video. >> mr. speaker, the head of the national intelligence unit said their intelligence was not clear in the beginning. they did change their statement over time to say they did not know it was a terrorist attack. >> eve
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
the united states and canada. at least 7.3 million utility customers lost power in 16 states. and washington d.c. >> it is estimated that sandy has caused $10 billion to $20 billion in damage. making it one of the most expensive storms in american history. financial markets are closed again today because of the storm. here in new york city, the subway system could be closed for days because of historic flooding. our correspondents are on the ground this morning across the east covering the impact of super storm sandy. >> we begin our coverage in hard-hit new york city where president obama has just declared a state of emergency. jim axelrod is at battery park in lower manhattan which was inundated with water. good morning. >> reporter: when i spoke to police commissioner ray kelly here yesterday, i asked him what his biggest concern was about the approaching storm. he didn't hesitate. blackouts, he said. that's exactly what new yor this morning. super storm sandy made landfall late monday. a wet and windy nightmare. >> we knew this was going to be a great, dangerous storm. the sto
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
both of these men are qualified to be president of the united states. these are two moral men. these are people of good values on both sides and they're both intelligent men. i'm not going to pick a president. i'm going to leave that to the people to decide that. but i thought we got a good and maybe a little better sense of who each of these men was last night. i felt in that sense, i came away feeling pretty good about it. >> bob, hang with us for a bit. after the debate last night, we got reaction from both running mates. first, i asked vice president joe biden about romney's claim that the u.s. should do more to stop iran's nuclear ambitions. >> iran's more isolated today than it was when we took office. iran had significant influence, not only in the shia world but in the sunni world. the world was split on iran. we were viewed as somehow by the rest of the world as being too unilateral. today it is isolated. but the only thing that i heard -- maybe i missed something -- governor romney say tonight was that he would have done it sooner. when in fact, before he was -- i don't kno
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
it has taken so long to bring masri to the united states? >> reporter: this has been a long fight. he's been fighting extradition since his m dictment because he knows frankly he faces a life sentence here in the u.s. one of his alleged co-conspirators has already been convicted and he's sentenced to life in prison. masri is an interesting character. he lost both hands and one eye fighting the soviets in afghanistan and he says he suffers a number of physical ailments. he lists diabetes and depression among them. his supporters argued if masri came to the u.s. he would be subject to human rights violations in prison. so they used those arguments to drag these things out. >> who were the other suspects that were brought back? >> reporter: two of them are terrorism financiers. and the other is accused of bombings in tunisia. they are charged with conspiring to kill americans and another one is accused of attempting to use a weapons of mass destruction. people remember the 1998 attack. it was al qaeda's largest twirngs bombings of the embassies in east africa, caused the deaths of mo
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
with the president of the united states. he called me at midnight last night to check in on how things were going as he was seeing reports of how bad things were in new jersey. he accelerated the major disaster declaration in new jersey without the usual red tape. i can't thank the president enough for that. signed that this morning. so i have to say this. the cooperation has been great with fema here on the ground and our intelligence center and the cooperation from the president of the united states has been outstanding. he deserves great credit. >> what's your worst fear at this moment? >> my worst fear at this moment, charlie, is loss of life for the people who have been flooded and the people who did not heed my warning to evacuate the coast coastline. we are now in the midst of having at least a dozen urban search and rescue teams span out across the state in the most affected areas trying to make sure that anyone who is still in harm's way gets out of harm's way. i have great sympathy and concern to those folks. i wish they had listened to the order, but they didn't. now
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
what went wrong. norah. >> thank you. the united states anti-doping agency has put out a 202 page report showing exactly how lance armstrong cheated for years. the report accuses the cycling star of using performance-enhancing drugs and giving them to other riders. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. future athletes in the world of sport have climbed and conquered more mountains than lance armstrong. a record seven time winner of the tour de france, inspirational cancer survivor, global icon. now that legacy has been stained by a new report detailing systematic doping by armstrong and his teammates. the report released yesterday by the u.s. anti-doping agency charges armstrong and his u.s. postal service team engaged in a systematic, sustained, highly professional doping conspiracy. there were financial payments, emails, scientific data and laboratory tests. plus sworn testimony from ten postal riders who say they had knowledge of armstrong's doping or doping by the team. tyler hamilton described in vivid detail how he and armstrong got blood transfusions in a hotel room. in
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
president of the united states misled and misinformed the american people for, i presume, political purposes. >> you just accused the president of lying to the american people. >> yes. >> i mean the intelligence was unclear. >> that's true. >> there's an investigation going on. honestly, there's no advantage for the administration to mislead the american people on something that is a tragedy like this. >> i wonder, though how much voters -- this is an important issue, certainly, and the administration should be held accountable, if they made misstatements. but how much is this election going to turn on foreign policy? jobs and the economy are still the number one issue. and this was a pretty fierce debate between biden and ryan last night. >> and on that question did paul ryan answer the question with respect to the $5 trillion where those deductions can come from and does the arithmetic work? >> no. that's where joe biden was extremely effective. it does not add up. you cannot lower the tax rates by 20% plus increase defense spending, plus keep the bush cuts in place and not remove
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
sandy started days ago. >> the united states coast guard. a powerful storm will begin impacting the new england off shore monday. the 29th of october. >> reporter: a distress call during a hurricane inevitable? >> i would hope not, but at some point something going to happen. >> reporter: gloucester, massachusetts's north shore is familiar with ferocious storms. in fact, it's the setting for the best-selling book and later movie "the perfect storm." the town lost six fishermen and their boat was caught in three storm systems and it collided in 1991 and created that perfect storm. everyone here in gloucester remember that perfect storm? >> absolutely. it hit a lot of people at home. >> reporter: jeff quinn is a coast guard petty officer who grew up in gloucester. what sorts of threats do coastal communities face in a hurricane? >> with the storm surges coming up, the winds and the tide, the waves coming in is going to be a big factor. >> reporter: workers who pack herring and mackerel sunday afternoon seemed a little more rushed. but it wasn't clear if that was due to the hurricane threa
CBS
Oct 27, 2012 8:00am EDT
that's just letting down the northeastern portion of the united states because right now in the ohio valley it's not going much further. if it was doing what we thought it would do initially keep moving east push that storm out to sea that won't happen. clear air in the mid-section of the country, beautiful skies, chilly. snow anywhere from washington into say idaho up to three to five inches. here's a closer look at your weather for the weekend. >>> just a quick note. that snow out west is higher elevations. big story is sandy. >>> coming up retirement, if you're not worried about your savings we will show you why you should be. >>> later inspiration through ted talk. we'll talk to the man behind the popular online videos that have been watched by almost 1 bill honor visitors. you're watching cbs "this morning saturday". >>> meteorologists say sandy, the big storm heading up the east coast could be one for thirst books like katrina or andrew. >> one in five americans are expected to be impacted. might it be the nor'easter of 1991 the so-called perfect storm memorialized in books and
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
against the dollar. iran's president blames the united states and its internal enemies. >> "the wall street journal" says colleges are going online to see what prospective freshman are doing andng c1 3 >>> this national weather report sponsored by party city. nobody has more halloween for less. >> where is congressman jesse jackson jr. he was treated for bipolar disorder. four months later his wife said he still cannot go out in public. this morning we'll show you why jackson is likely to be re-elected to congress without campaigning. >> two developers want to tear down this home to build new ones. the trouble is it was built by a legendary architect. >> never in my wildest dream i would have thought this would ever happen, someone would want to tear down a franklin lloyd wright. >> we'll visit the house that may be too expensive to save on cbs "this morning". [ female announcer ] dove go sleeveless presents the latest thing to wear with beautiful tops. beautiful underarms. wear with halter tops, tube tops, and bustiers. ball gowns. almost all gowns. camis, jammies, toga tops, yoga t
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
. he said he spent his life savings to send his son to the united states for college. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. how quazi nafis arrested in a terror plot after a sting seems like a mystery who thought they knew him. that's true where he went to college. fbi agents are now examining possessions of nafis, collected from his new york apartment. the fbi affidavit states nafis claims to have connections to al qaeda overseas. investigators want to know whether if a nafis had accomplices. he face as life sentence. federal agents swooped on to southeast mess state university where nafis was enrolled as an international student this past friends. >> were any of your friends questioned by the fbi? >> i heard one of my friends. he used to live in the same house as he lived last semester. in the morning he was asked by the fbi some questions. >> reporter: another bangladesh student said nafis was a quiet devout muslim who never talked politics. but fbi agents said nafis tried recruit other people to form a terror cell. he never connected him to terror until his
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
he think lincoln feels about this? >> regis was the 16th president of the united states. regis was just 8 years old when his family moved. >> but it's a great friendship. >> it is. it is a good friendship. i admire him very much. i think he's the best we have. >> what is it, though, the two of you just laugh at each other? the two of you get each other? >> charlie, i've only seen him a couple of times outside of the show. that's the way it is. a couple of dinners we have with don rickles. but i understand him. and i think he understands me. and i've done that show more than anyone else. so we kind of have a mutual affection. >> he loves broadcasters. he loves people who he thinks understand the game. >> you're absolutely right. that was his whole life from the get-go, being a weatherman to his job now. >> you're doing rachael ray once a month. >> once a month. has anybody else asked me once a month? no. come on in, regis. >> i'm going to be in florida. >> oh, again with florida. >> you could come in. >> she's a great gal. she really is. you know what i thought of, gayle? because jo
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
britain as well as in pakistan and the united states. there's also a sense she will be safer here than in pakistan where the taliban has already threatened to kill her if she recovers. >> charlie, thank you. you may also remember the debate just last year over giving the hpv vaccines to pre-teen girls. critics said it could lead to promiscuity. but a new study said girls who got the vaccine are no more sexually active than univaccy natd girls. it protects against cervical cancer. the study asked girls if they had sought birth control advice, were at the pointed for spts or had pregnancy tests. very few of the girls who were vaccinated at age 11 or 12 had done any of those things. >> more senior citizens who took reverse mortgages are getting pushed out of their homes. older americans are being targeted by crooked lenders. some widows are facing eviction. the default rate is at a record high about 9.5% of the loans. that's up 7% compared to ten years ago. >> over 140 million twitter users in the world new survey found the average user is 28 years old, american, female. she talks mostly abo
CBS
Oct 13, 2012 8:00am EDT
head of al qaeda is calling for a holy war against the united states. in an audio message posted on the internet this morning, ayman al zawahiri praised those who stormed the embassy last month and calls for more protests. he called the demonstrators honest and zealous. >> deadly meningitis outbreak has prompted calls for tougher oversight of the pharmaceutical industry. at least 184 people in 12 states have now been sickened. 14 have died. tennessee is the hardest hit state with at least 50 cases reported. the source of the outbreak is contaminated steroid shots made to treat back pain. >>> the space shuttle endeavor is on the move been. it's on a flat bed truck moving at 2 miles per hour through the streets of l.a. from los angeles international airport. not hard to imagine going 2 miles per hour. the journey was delayed when power lines had to be taken down to accommodate the sheer size of the spacecraft. it's expected to reach the museuming tonight. >> most people go 2 miles per hour. >> baseball is down to its final four. st. louis. cardinals completed the biggest come back ever in
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 7:00am PDT
and a day americans will decide who'll be the next president of the united states. the candidates get their last chance tonight to make their case to the voters. the subject will be foreign policy at the third and final presidential debate. the moderator will be chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. meanwhile a new quinnipiac university/cbs news poll focuses on ohio, a vital swing state for both campaigns. >> president obama now has a five point advantage over governor mitt romney. 50% to 45% among likely voters in ohio. romney has cut the president's lead in half since september. the same poll found voters prefer the president on foreign policy, but, again, his lead has shrunk in the past month. when they were asked who's a strong leader, more ohio voters choose romney. when asked if the candidates care about their needs and problems, the president had the advantage. jan crawford is in boca raton, florida, the site of tonight's debate. she's covering things from the side of the romney campaign. good morning. >> good morning, norah, charlie, those of you in the west. romne
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 7:00am EDT
will be the next president of the united states. the candidates get their last chance tonight to make their case to the voters, the subject will be foreign policy, the third and final presidential debate. the moderator will be chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. a new quinnipiac university-cbs nes-"new york times" poll focuses on ohio. >> president obama now has a five-point advantage over governor mitt romney, 50% to 45%. romney has cut the president's lead in half since september and the same poll found prefers the president on foreign policy but his lead has shrturning in the past month. when they were asked who was the strong leader more ohio voters choose romney and when asked if the candidates care about their needs and problems the president had the advantage. jan crawford is in boca raton, florida and covering the prep regulates from the romney campaign. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. romney has spent much of his day yesterday in debate prep huddled with his advisers getting ready to square off tonight on that stage. he did take a break yesterday to go
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
east al middle east allied with the united states. i share this hope. but hope is not a strategy. >> we're going to win florida! we're taking back the white house! >> reporter: this speech comes after a weekend of campaigning in the battleground state of florida. romney, a private man, began showing a compassionate side telling personal stories about helping others including a 14-year-old boy from his congregation who was dying of leukemia. >> he said i'd like you to write a will for me. and so i got out a big piece of legal pad and he proceeded to describe the things he wanted to give away. his skateboard. his fishing rod. who they'd go to. of course his rifle to his brother. this is a boy who had the courage. i didn't see him waver. i saw strength in his eyes. >> reporter: romney also is pushing back hard against attacks from the obama campaign with a new ad saying the president is falsely accusing hmm of advocating a $5 trillion tax cut. >> the latest? not telling the truth about mitt romney's tax plan. >> reporter: now, romney will be speaking here in the hall within the hour
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
united states lazy? >> yes. >> all that matters. designee hasn't done this poorly since he debated clint eastwood. >> their supporters will blame the president's poor performance to the moderator to -- >> on cbs "this morning." [ bleep ] [ applause ] [ bleep ] [ laughter ] >>> welcome to cbs "this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. the presidential candidates are looking for momentum. president obama did something his critics did he did not do on wednesday he came out swinging. >> on thursday the president accused governor mitt romney of not being honest with the american people. nancy cordes is at the white house after covering the obama campaign. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well this is the obama campaign's way of turning lemons into lemonade. out on the campaign trail in a new campaign trail they argued romney had a great performance but only because he was untethered from the truth. a different president obama emerged on thursday, more aggressive and combative and ready to respond to his republican opponent. >> governor romney may d
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
available to track them down. it allows the united states to keep adding names of terrorists to be killed or captured. >> "usa today" says college costs are going up at a slower rate. a new report says prices at four year public universities rose nearly 5% this year. that's much less than previous years but federal grant money also seems to be leveling off and average tuition is still rising a lot faster than family incomes. >> the "new york daily news" says hedge fund manager david paulson donated $100 million to central park. he says it's simply impossible to imagine what new york would be without central park. >> and the "los angeles times" has a list of this year's most used online passwords. splash data says the most common were once again, password and one, two, three, four, five, six. new to the list jesus, welcome and mustang. there you go. >> where did that come from? >> i don't know. i guess people have >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. >>> this national weather report sponsored by party city. nobody has more party for less. t sponsored b
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 7:00am PDT
matters. >> i have something very, very big concerning the president of the united states. >> give us a hint. >> i won't do that. >> on "cbs this morning" he said he had a very big announcement about president obama that could cost him the election. >> yeah? >> he's going to endorse him. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york norah o'donnell is in boca raton with bob schieffer, the moderator. candidates met last night face to face for the very last time. instant poll shows president obama left the stage with an advantage, 53% of undeclared voters who watched the debate said the president won. 23% called governor mitt romney the which were while 24% called it a tie. >> those voters also said mr. obama would do a better job on terrorism and national security. the margin was nearly 2-1. also 71% said the president can be trusted to handle an international crisis. 49% said that about romney. and the poll with his split 50/50 on who would do a better job on policy toward china. the men met last night with a lot on the line. before the debat
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 7:00am PDT
already about moderators. potus, president of the united states, is ready for a vigorous deby t debate and questions from all. >> what does the president have to do and how does he find the right balance between being aggressive, showing some vision and being polite? >> i think he needs to be energetic. we didn't see as much energy as a lot of us would have liked, those of us on the democratic side. he needs to come out. he will be taking questions from the aaudience. those individuals will be stand-ins for a lot of people in the country, which is what will the future look like? job one is for him is what is the plan for the future? how will the next four years -- how will we move forward, building on what's happened the last four years? then he needs to remind viewers that governor romney's positions in debates aren't necessarily positions he has had the last several years on the campaign trail. >> will this debate format be -- >> to understate it a little bit, he is not a natural bill clinton style politician who relates to strangers right off the bat. i'm sure they've talked to him abou
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
one point. >> the united states is within striking distance of its missiles. >> 23 miles above roswell, new mexico, felix hopes to become the first man to break the speed of sound in a free fall. >> at the end of the day, if something goes wrong, i have to feel for it. >> amateur bullfighters, their bravery was conceded only by their alcohol consumption. >> in belgium, a professional soccer player crashed his car into a store. one man got hurt. >> this is not a game of tag. this man is actually trying to get away from a very angry stag at a london park. >> and the series is tied at a game apiece. game over. cardinals even the series. >> the last movie you cried at. "expendables 2"? >> sexiest woman alive. >> here's hoping for you next year. >> over 23 million unemployed. when they saw the 7.8, every economist was shocked. or "cbs this morning." >> cooking the books? 7.8% unemployment? captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." new polls a showing a bounce for mitt romney. a pew poll shows mitt romney ahead of president obama ahead of likely voters. the same poll showed
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 7:00am PDT
the northeastern portion of the united states. we've got a big winter-like jet stream dip that's coming through the plains this weekend. that may capture the storm and propel it into the east coast with tropical storm, maybe even hurricane-force-wind conditions. it's too early to say. there's an option it goes out to sea. kind of a third, middle-of-the-road option is all the warm air associated with sandy remains and clashes with the cold air from the west and that focuses a new low. while you have storm conditions, we could be talking extreme snows in the i understand land areas of the appalachians, western portions of pennsylvania. a lot of weather is going to be on the map as we go into the weekend. right now we have more questions than answers. people need to be aware of the potential for a big storm late this weekend and early next week. >> already, david bernard, thank you for that information. >>> for the first time, the federal government is going to monitor debt collectors. the consumer financial protection bureau says it wants to shut down abusive tactics. it says debt
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
lost 40% of its value against the dollar. iran's president blames the united states and its internal enemy. >> the "wall street journal" says colleges are going online to see what prospective freshmen are doing and finding more objectionable material about one quarter of admissions officers of the nation's top 500 colleges have checked facebook or google. one-third of those officials say they found something that has hurt a student's chances forced a mission. that's three times as many as last year. >> that's huge. the "cleveland plain dealer" has this year's nominees for the rock 'n' roll hall of fame. performers can be nominated 25 years after their first hit. brush, deep >>> this national weather report sponsored by party city. nobody has more halloween for less. >> where is congressman jesse jackson jr. he was treated for bipolar disorder. four months later his wife said he still cannot go out in public. this morning we'll show you why jackson is likely to be re-elected to congress without campaigning. >> two developers want to tear down this home to build new ones. the trouble i
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
promoting girl's education, horrified people in britain as well as pakistan and the united states. there's also a sense she will be safer here than in pakistan where the taliban has already threatened to kill her if she recovers. >>> charlie d'agata, thank you. >>> you may also remember the fear last year over giving the hpv vaccine to pre teen girls. a new study says girls who got the vaccine are no more sexually active than unvaccinated girls. the hpv vaccine protects against cervical cancer linked to the human papillomavirus a sexually transmitted disease. very few of the girls who were vaccinated at age 11 or 12 had donny of those things. >>> more senior citizens who took reverse mortgages are getting pushed out of their homes. federal and state regulators say older americans are being targeted by crooked lenders. some widows are facing eviction after their names were left off the deed by brokers. the default rate is about 9.5% of the loans, that's up 7% compared to over ten years ago. >>> there are over 140 million twitter users in the world. a new survey found the average user is 28
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Oct 20, 2012 5:00am PDT
united states attorney for the eastern be district of new york, a veteran prosecutor she's been at the forefront of some of the most significant terrorist cases in the post-9/11 era including the plot to set off bombs in the new york subways and the plot to blow up the fuel pipelines to jfk airport. now she rarely sits down for interviews but yesterday i was able to talk to her about the case that's been making headlines all week. i asked her about the plot the suspect and how al qaeda's message continues to reach young men like quazi mohammad rezwanul ahsan nafis. >> this case means that there's still a concerted effort by al qaeda to insert individuals into the u.s. who will carry out their plan to disrupt the economy and to do great destruction and damage. individuals who essentially are not necessarily tied to a larger group but come here looking to recruit other people who share the same views. and look for targets and carry out acts of destruction. >> in the complaint, the defendant is quoted as saying before he ever got here he was part of a network of al qaeda contacts overseas
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Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> the cooperation from the president of the united states has been outstanding. he deserves great credit. >> reporter: in an effort to remind voter that the president is engaged and in charge his advisers released behind-the-scenes pictures of him meeting with officials. they earn mailed a link to donate to the red cross via their website. bill clinton and joe biden were dispatched not just to key swing states but democratic leaning minnesota and pennsylvania to respond to a last minute push by the romney campaign. >> in the real world, barack obama's policies work better. >> reporter: the best news for the obama campaign in our new quinn back cbs "new york times" poll is that the president maintains a five point lead in ohio. his fire wall. he mostly has that lead norah because of a 17-point lead in the state among women while governor romney lead among men but by a smaller six points. >> let's bring in washington correspondent and host of "face the nation" bob schieffer. good morning. so how do you read the latest polls? >> well, it's very, very close. but, you know, i got to te
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Oct 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
brings death and destruction to the caribbean, now forecasters say it could hit the united states in a big way. >> as the candidates sprint across the country a new poll shows the gender gap is nearly gone. >> former secretary of state colin powell hasn't endorsed anyone yet. >> we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> hurricane sandy made lawful in southern cuba. already passed through jamaica and haiti with deadly results. >> a powerful storm intensifies over the caribbean. >> sandy looks to be a menace for folks along the east coast. >> we'll see problems with wind, rain and snow to go down in the history books. >> i know it's been tough these last four years. but things are about to get better. >> it is crunch time in the race for the white house. president obama is in the mid-of a 40 hour coast to coast campaign marathon. >> no sleep. if you're not going sleep you might as well be in vegas. >> wildfire tearing through southern colorado has destroyed at least 14 homes. hundreds of residents were forced to evacuate as the flames spread fueled
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Oct 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
individual came here for the purpose of committing some sort of jihad here in the united states. >> the fbi policies to a bomb plot in new york city. >> 21-year-old bangladesh taken into custody by undercover fbi agents. >> after parking a van next to the federal reserve in lower manhattan. designee tried to detonate what he thought was a real 1,000 pound bomb. designee taped a video statement claiming a victory for terror and al qaeda. >> he's a nuts. why would you do something like that. >> this president has failed america's women. >> started talking about binders. the here to go ahead and ask where qualified women were. he should have come to my house. >> tonight's debate is very much on a lot of people's minds. one is his sonntag. >> what is it like for you to hear the president of the united states call your dad a liar. >> you want to rush down the stage and take a swing at him but you know you can't do that. >> mississippi ahears to be the hardest hit by storms. >> the flight of a german military plane almost turned into a disaster missing the crowd by a few feet. >> the bay area
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Oct 18, 2012 7:00am PDT
the purpose of committing some sort of jihad here in the united states. >> the fbi foil ss a bomb plot in new york city. >> 21-year-old bag la desh bangladeshan taken into custody by federal authorities. >> tried to detonate what he thought was a real 1,000-pound bomb. >> taped a video, claiming victory for al qaeda and terror. >>> started talking about binder s s. he had to go and ask where a qualified woman with was, he should have come to my house. >> and the debate is still very much on people's minds, apparently mitt romney's son, tagg. >> twhas like for you to hear the president of the united states call your dad a liar? >> you want to rush down to the stage and take a swing at him but you know you can't do that. >> by 2013 it will all be digital, "newsweek." >>> storms rolled through the deep south. a lot of people without power this morning. mississippi appears to be the hardest hit. >>> final flight of a german military plane almost turned into a disaster. missing the crowd just a few feet. >>> the bay area is buzzing. there was a brilliant flash and big boom in the sky.
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
somebody of your own race you're proud of being president of the united states, i applaud colin for standing with him. >> reporter: now, last night after that interview, john released a statement, i'm going to read it, he said, colin powell is a friend and i respect the endorsement decision he made and do not doubt it was based on anything but the president's policies. piers morgan's question was whether colin powell should leave the party, and i don't think he should." tonight he's delivering a big economic speech on jobs, then he'll be right back here in ohio. >> jan crawford, thank you. >>> the latest gallup poll shows governor romney with a three-point lead over obama and it shows 50% of likely voters are backing romney. john dickerson is in toledo, ohio. john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. >> i want to take a look at this first on the outside, the rallies. do you see any change in the tone or feeling of the rallies that you're watching? >> reporter: well, you know, when you're at a romney rally, since denver, his good performance in that first debate, what y
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney the next president of the united states. >> reporter: but the day's events quickly were overshadowed by a 2007 speech of then presidential candidate and senator obama veering off his prepared script before a predominantly black audience he seemed to imply the federal government was withholding recovery money to new orleans after hurricane katrina based on race. after september 11th and hurricane andrew in 1992 in florida, the government response was -- >> we're not going to wait for you to scratch it together because you're part of the american family. >> reporter: but after katrina, he said it was different. >> what's happening down in new orleans? where is your dollar? tells me that somehow the people down in new orleans, they don't care about as much. >> reporter: now in this speech we saw last night, the president said he didn't think the initial response to hurricane katrina was motivated by race. he said that incompetence was color blind. this speech was covered in 2007. it was aired last night on the conservative media, fox on ha
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
the president of the united states lazy? >> yes. >> and all that matters. >> he hasn't done this poorly since he debated clint eastwood. >> campaign and their supporters debated the president's poor performance on everything from the moderator to the altitude. >> on "cbs this morning." >> yes if he would shut [ bleep ]. >> [ bleep ] captioning funded by cbs >> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. jobless report just came out. it shows a growing number of americans are getting back to work. >> the numbers are much better than economists predicted. it's sure to become an issue in the presidential race. >> rebecca jarvis has the numbers and what they mean. >> good morning, charlie. >> what are the numbers? >> the big headline here is the big surprise, the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8%, the first time we've been below 8% since january of 2009. 114,000 new jobs created in the month of september. >> norah? >> rebecca, that's a huge drop, better than expected as you point out. how -- what happened to cause that drop? >> well,
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Oct 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
difficult recovery from superstorm sandy. at this hour, the death toll in the united states has reached 9 59. crews are working around the clock to restore power to more than 6 million customers who have no electricity. >> the new york stock exchange reopened this morning after a two-day shutdown. and in washington, the smithsonian museum also reopened along with the national zoo. jeff glor's in the hard-hit atlantic city, new jersey, area, where he toured some of the damage with the coast guard. jeff? >> reporter: gayle, good morning. we went out with this coast guard helicopter, a dolphin chopper yesterday, as they did some damage assessments over atlantic city. but they were also looking for any potentially leaking fuel or ships that might be adrift. the coast guard did tell me when we were up that there was a derecho here, a strong line of thunderstorms that came through atlantic city in june that actually took out a lot of trees, and that may have minimized the damage from sandy, because sandy, otherwise, might have taken those down. but of course, the damage is not just in atlantic
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
many different park service units across the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. with no added sugar, just one glass equals two servings of fruit. very fruit-tritious. or, try ocean spray light 50, with just 50 calories, a full serving of fruit and no added sugar. with tasty flavors like cranberry-pomegranate and cranberry- concord grape, it's like a fruit stand in every bottle. just...you know... demonstrating how we blend the fruits. try all our tasty ocean spray 100% and light 50 juices. >>> speaking of romney people close to the campaign are saying mitt romney's son tag is now one much his chief advisers. yeah. when mitt asked him to join his team he put his arm around his shoulder and he said tag, you're it. >> it's a clean joke you can tell your kids. i saw that one coming. we hear a lot about young people struggling with student debt while the price of college keeps rising
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
? when did you know that he was president of the united states? or did you ever know that? >> well, i don't know. i guess he became president when i was 3. it was just whatever, where we lived, what i did. i remember dancing. he would clap his hands and my brother and i would dance. and i remember -- you know, it was a big treat to go over and see him in his office. >> some very serious things happened in the oval office, of course. one of them was the cuban missile crisis. >> it's very possible the missions will fire and we'd have to fire back and it would be quite a slaughter. i would think we'd want two or three things. first, we'd want to have some control over cameras aboard these boats so we don't have a lot of people shooting, a lot of pictures, which in the press might be embarrassing to us. secondly, i don't know enough about the ships, but whether they ought to fire, and asking them to stop. if they don't stop, asking them to have the crew come above the steps. >> were you surprised at how detail eed he was? >> i think that really came through in so many of these conversatio
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
united states? >> i don't know. i guess he became president when i was 3. it was just whatever -- where we lived, what i did. i remember dancing. he would clap his hands and my brother and i would dance, and i remember it was a big treat to be able to go and see him in his office. >> some very serious things happened in the oval office, of course. one of them was the cuban missile crisis. >> it's very possible that the russians will fire at them as they board and we'd have to fire back. first, i think we'd want to have some control over the cameras aboard these boats so we don't have a lot of people shooting a lot of picture. >> yeah, we're going to control the picture taking. >> secondly, i don't know enough about the ships about whether they ought to fire or whether they should go to three or four stops, such as ask them to stop, if they don't stop, ask them to have their crews come above. >> i think that came through in so many of these conversations, his attention to detail. that was something i had always heard about. he was really paying attention to every bit of a lot of
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
relevant to the national security of the united states. that determine my future, my children's future. and we take these children's responsibility very, very seriously. we don't do this lightly. you don't do it lightly. it's not for tv. >> i felt nervous watching for her. you have to put your life in your hands. >> that is a good point. the the seriousness of the report. more fully understand what's going on in afghanistan. and as reported in that piece last night. what the green on blue attacks are all about that are killing our american soldiers and other they to troops that are there. >> and especially how the tal ban is being helped by kwid. a first-hand conversation about what it means to them allows them to kill americans whether it's mines or what else. >> there is more from the interview on 60minutesovertime.com. that is the original online program. >> and real women drink beer. that is one of the newest songs from one of the,,,,,,,,,,,, happiness located? who owns it? who keeps it? if we fall down; if we fail; where can we fall back to, to that place where we are most happy?
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Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
secured about 2,000 crews. mainly the crews are coming from the southern part of the united states. as this storm clears those areas, the utilities feel comfortable letting the crews go. so down in georgia, kentucky, and as the storm gets further to the north, we'll be contacting other utilities to get them to release crews as well. so we have a very well orchestrated mutual aid program in place. >> do you have any last-minute suctions for viewers? >> well, as i told my family before i left last night to come up to northern virginia, you know, don't be lulled to sleep by the moderate damage so far. this is an extremely powerful storm. stay inside. be safe. take it very seriously. we have not seen the effects of this storm and it is a powerhouse. so again take it very seriously and just watch out for yourself and your neighbors. >> if you do have any power lines coming down, what number should they call? >> say that again please? >> the number they should call to report any problems with power lines in their neighborhood? >> yes. 1-866-dom-help. a new application they can go on as well
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
the united states is also important as to how we get our gasoline and oil. >> frankly comes back to supply and demand, doesn't it? >> those are the fundamentals. this is the time of year, charlie, when prices tend to fall. we've been seeing that. 25 cents. >> because? >> we go to a new blend. there is a winter blend and a summer blend in gasoline. we're transitioning to the winter blend. it tends to be cheaper much it's also not high time for driving. prices go up in the summer, tend to drop in the fall. that's exactly what we've been seeing this year. we saw it happen a little later, though, because of refinery disruptions earlier in the summer as well. >> thank you, rebecca. norah? >>> to politics now. this morning the presidential campaign has 11 days to go. candidates have now raised, get this, more than $2 billion. and the race is still very, very close. jan crawford is in toledo, ohio, as president obama and mitt romney focused on that crucial battleground state. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. good morning, charlie. this is a state that romney needs to wi
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